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Becoming a Director...liabilities?

Becoming a Director…liabilities?

As a Director, you will probably already understand the day to day decisions for the company and the metaphorical buck ...
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Flexibility & Time Off for Dependants

Flexibility & Time Off for Dependants

You are legally entitled to take a reasonable amount of time off to deal with certain emergencies involving certain dependants ...
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What is Discrimination?

What is Discrimination?

Do you know your maternity rights or rights on returning to work? At A City Law Firm Limited, we have ...
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Paternity Leave and Pay: Know your rights

Paternity Leave and Pay: Know your rights

Statutory Paternity Leave is a maximum of two weeks’ leave, following the birth of a child, taken in order to ...
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Government pension reforms

Government pension reforms

The recent reforms have implemented a new auto-enrolment scheme where employers are required to enrol eligible employees into a pension ...
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Do I need a Pre-Nuptial or Pre-CP Agreement?

Do I need a Pre-Nuptial or Pre-CP Agreement?

The Civil Partnership Act 2004 and Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2015 updated the law to provide equality to couples ...
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Using Social Media at Work

Using Social Media at Work

Employees who discuss their opinions openly on websites are at risk of finding that their messages are deemed malicious, damaging, ...
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Seldon Judgment: Compulsory Retirement

Seldon Judgment: Compulsory Retirement

One of the most significant judgments on age discrimination was handed down on 25 April 2012 by the Supreme Court ...
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Refused a service because I am gay

Refused a service because I am gay

The Court of Appeal has upheld the County Court’s decision confirming that Christian Hotel Owners Mr & Mrs Bull discriminated ...
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Franchise Agreements

Franchise Agreements

Have you been offered a franchise or do you need to renew or sell yours? If so, let our team ...
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TUPE Regulations 2006

TUPE Regulations 2006

TUPE is a complicated area of law and if you do not comply fully with the rules, or take time ...
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What is a Settlement Agreement?

What is a Settlement Agreement?

A Settlement Agreement is a legally binding agreement following the termination of your employment between your employer and employee. It ...
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Divorce Solicitors

Divorce Solicitors

It is a difficult time for all concerned when a relationship breaks down and it is essential that you receive ...
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Infringement of IP Rights

Infringement of IP Rights

Q: What is Intellectual property? A: Intellectual Property (IP) ascribes the legal right that exists in products of human creativity ...
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Recognising Overseas Relationships

Recognising Overseas Relationships

Have you ever considered having your civil partnership ceremony on white sands and an ocean backdrop? Heterosexual couples can get ...
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Disability Discrimination Act 1995

Disability Discrimination Act 1995

The Act (as amended) identifies three ways in which an employer might discriminate against a disabled employee. Firstly, by virtue ...
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‘Legal tips’ for any new business venture

‘Legal tips’ for any new business venture

You’ve had a great idea for a business; you’ve set yourself up and may even have staff working for you; ...
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Employers' obligations towards homeworkers

Employers’ obligations towards homeworkers

As an employer you have the same responsibilities for ensuring the health and safety of home workers as you would ...
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Why is it important to make a Will?

Why is it important to make a Will?

If you die without making a Will, all your property and finances (your estate) will be distributed by the intestacy ...
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Employers Settlement Agreements

Employers Settlement Agreements

We can meet you immediately & honour costs offered by your employer. Professional, proactive and experienced in negotiating settlement agreement ...
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